Transition to sustainable energy for development under climate change in Africa: some problems and prospects
Straddled by the equator, the African continent receives high average levels of insolation round the year. In very many areas there prevail high average levels of ambient temperature and rates of evaporation as well as low ...
Report on the progress in the preparation of plans of action to combat desertificaton
Drought and desertification are the most debilitating environmental problems confronting more than two-thirds of the African countries. There are more than 36 desertification prone countries in Africa of which 28 are ...
Land and environmental degradation and desertification in Africa : issues and options for sustainable economic development with transformation
This document focused on the land and environmental degradation and desertification in Africa; issues and options for sustainable economic development with transformation.
Contribution of the Sahara and Sahel observatory to the first meeting of the committee of development information
The countries of circum-Sahara Africa adversely affected by desertification, their sub-regional organisations, their Northern partners and the concerned international organisations of the United Nations System have created ...
Controle et suivi des progrès realisés en matière de lutte contre la désertification en Afrique du Nord
La sécheresse et la désertification sont deux problèmes majeurs que les six pays membres du MULPOC de l'Afrique du Nord (Algérie, Libye, Maroc, Soudan et Tunisie) n'ont cesse de combattre pendant plusieurs décennies. Dans ...
Approaches to the management of the Nexus : best practice
Population, environment and agricultural development constitute an inter linked, mutually-reinforcing paradigm which affects the level of food insecurity and the depth of poverty in a developing region such as Africa. Apart ...
Monitoring and follow-up of progress in desertification control in North Africa
The MULPOC has prepared this report for presentation to the 13th Meeting of the intergovernmental Committee of Experts of the Tangiers MULPOC to be held in March 1997. The report briefly reviews the problem of desertification, ...
Rapport intérimaire sur le démarrage des activités du centre africain pour l'application de la météorologie au développement (ACMAD)
Les états membres ont eu pour souci constant de ne créer une nouvelle institution que s’il n’existe aucune institution capable d’exécuter les fonctions devant être assumées par la nouvelle institution. Le centre africain ...
Mission report on a framework for the implementation of national action programme in Zambia in the context of the convention to combat desertification : Lusaka, Zambia: 15-26 July 1986
The African Common Position on Environment and Development which was adopted by the African Ministers of Environment in Abidjan/ Cote d'Ivoire in 1991 called for "the formulation and signing of an international convention ...
Back to office report : seventeenth meeting of the inter-agency working group on desertification (IAWGD)17-19 September 1990 Rome
This paper focuses on the back-to-office report on seventeenth meeting of the Inter-Agency working group on desertification (IAWGD). Purpose of the mission to participate in the seventeenth meeting of the Inter-Agency ...